Born in North Florida, Dr. Payne has a deep love and appreciation for the communities and people of the South and is proud to call Albany home. As a husband and father of five – two girls and three boys – he is fully aware that every life is a gift and each person is unique. The words, “Life Is a Gift” is not only the guiding philosophy for his practice; it is his outlook on the world.
Dr. Payne is Board certified in Obstetrics and Gynecology and a certified DaVinci Robotic Surgeon.
Dr. Payne attended the University of Florida for his undergraduate studies and received his medical degree from Florida State University College of Medicine. Dr. Payne completed his internship and residency at Sacred Heart Hospital in Pensacola where he specialized in obstetrics and gynecology. He was awarded the Outstanding Teaching Resident Award in 2008 and the Award of Excellence for research and Resident Award for Minimally Invasive Laparoscopic Gynecology in 2010.